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Printing Why no printing takes place

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  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2008

    MY computer does not print,when I press the print button blank paper comes out and I am sure my printer has ink.



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I also have a similar problem: I just replaced the ink cartridges (and remembered to take the plastic off) but it won't print on my hp photo paper. It will print both color and black and white just fine on regular letter sized paper, but my 4x6 glossy paper comes out blank!

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More information is needed here, but if you've just replaced the cartridge be sure you've removed the tape cover from the bottom of the it. That will keep ink from coming out. Been there, done that!

Posted on Feb 03, 2008


My printer has ink but,then too my printer does not work.

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More information is needed to solve your problem

1.what kind of printer?
2.Do you have it hooked up to your pc and have power?
3.are you getting an error message?

thank you

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